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Volkswagen’s Diesel Scandal – Cheating Emissions & Cheating You!

Don’t sit on your rights. If you own one of the vehicles listed below, you are part of Volkswagen’s “Diesel Dupe:” – The 2009 to 2015 Volkswagen Jetta and Jetta SportWagen; – The 2009 to 2015 Volkswagen Beetle and Beetle Convertible; – The 2009 to 2015 Volkswagen Golf and Golf SportWagen; – The 2014 to…

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Consumer Alert! Urgent! Taking Generic Drugs? All The Risk Is On You

The Cartwright Law Firm issues these Consumer Alerts! Urgent!, whenever information comes to our attention that we feel the public needs to be especially aware of as they make decisions as consumers. This Consumer Alert is in our view especially important, as it applies to your rights under the Constitution, and to your actual safety…

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Consumer Alert: Michelin Recalls 1.2 Million Pickup/SUV Tires

Tire-manufacturer Michelin has announced a major tire recall. Approximately 1.2 million tires manufactured over a two-year period and distributed in the U.S. may have a defect that causes the tire treads to separate, resulting in rapid tire deflation. This tread separation can cause the vehicle to swerve out of control and crash. Unfortunately, these tires…

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With 4 Out of 5 Car Seats Used Incorrectly, Is Your Child Safe?

According to the child safety organization Safe Kids Worldwide, four out of every car seats are installed or used incorrectly. The problem is so common you might think these mistakes aren’t critical, but they can be. It is estimated that some 30,000 children are injured and almost 500 are killed in car accidents despite being…

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Consumer tips: poorly-considered sharing may get you not hired!

The Cartwright Law Firm, in an effort to help consumers stay aware of issues that can impact their lives in very real ways, provides periodic Consumer Tips: According to a recent survey from CareerBuilder.com, the number of hiring managers who are reporting that a job candidate’s social media postings have cost them a possible job…

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CDC says more motor vehicle accidents while texting, phoning behind the wheel

The CDC has released a new study showing nearly 1 in 3 motorists are engaged in talking or texting on their phones while driving, exceeding rates found in similar European studies. Motor vehicle accidents are significantly more likely to occur when drivers engage in such behaviors, distracting them to such an extent that their reaction…

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FDA Alert – Z-Max Antibiotic May Affect Heart Rythym Fatally

*An FDA Alert! – The FDA is warning the public that azithromycin (Zithromax or Zmax) can cause abnormal changes in the electrical activity of the heart that may lead to a potentially fatal irregular heart rhythm. Patients at particular risk for developing this condition include those with known risk factors such as existing QT interval…

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Consumer Alert! Urgent! – FDA Announces Tuna Recall

On March 6, 2013, The FDA reported a recall of two major tuna brands – Bumble Bee and Chicken of the Sea, over concerns the cans were improperly sealed, and may be susceptible to bacterial contamination. While there are no current reports of illnesses associated with these products, both companies are recalling all products as…

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Medical Devices Health Alert: J & J Announnces Another Recall

The Cartwright Law Firm is issuing this Health Alert related to potentially faulty Medical Devices: Johnson & Johnson, already subjected to thousands of lawsuits following the 2010 recall of their ASR all-metal hip implants the company sold world-wide, has now recalled a second type of metal hip component it says was sold only outside of…

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Consumer Alert! Urgent! Hyundi and Kia Inflated Mileage Claims, Class Actions Unfold!

The Cartwright Law Firm is issuing another Urgent Consumer Alert to infom consumers about an issue that may affect owners or lessors of Hyundi’s and Kia automobiles.  The Korean automakers, Hyundai and Kia (owned by the same company, but operated independently), are facing  lawsuits over inflated claims about their vehicles’ fuel efficiency.  After complaints that…

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